Pokémon Go – The Global Phenomenon

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  If you’ve kept up with the news in the last week or so, you likely came across an article about the new application Pokémon Go. Created by Niantic, Inc. and partnered with The Pokémon Company and Nintendo, this app has quickly become the one of the most popular in the world. The game combines the world of Pokémon in an augmented reality that allows users to experience catching Pokémon at real locations. Using GPS and camera, players can capture… Read more »

Vacation or Staycation?

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It’s brightened up here in London and got many people convinced that summer may have finally arrived. With so much to do in London, and now with good weather, is it worth it to travel to another country when you can have just as much fun here? We are going to try and organize some thoughts about each so we can decide…   Vacation: The office is too muggy, the kids are driving you crazy and any mention of Brexit… Read more »

British Summertime

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What is it about London in the summer that is so attractive to tourists and travellers from all over the world? Well… we’d like to think it has something to do with the weather, but probably more so with everything else that is happening. Each weekend there are tons of free events going on throughout London, including ethnic food festivals, concerts, indoor markets, and special events you can’t find anywhere else in the world! Grabbing one of those newspapers or… Read more »

London Travel

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What’s the number one best way to travel around London? How about the best way to get to work in the morning? Well, that depends who you ask. There are many different forms of transportation here in London, and what is best for one commuter is not best for another. For many the London Underground and Overground trains are the most convenient and time-saving because they span for miles inside and around the city. Also popular, and somewhat confusing, are… Read more »

YouTube – The Internet Sensation

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Anyone who regularly uses the internet has come across one or two stray YouTube videos. Friends post them on social media, your co-workers talk about them at the office, and your mom emails them. For many of us these internet sensations are our guilty little pleasures. Adding an extra cat video or prank video to our day is just what we need to make things less dull. The popularity of a video at the right time can also serve to… Read more »

Brick Lane

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  Nestled in Shoreditch, on one of London’s most visually stimulating streets, you will find live music, delicious food, murals and more. Challenge yourself to eat at as many of the more than twenty curry houses located on the street, possibly at night when the neons light up the whole block. Walking the length of the cobblestone road packed with shops and the best graffiti in London is also a sight. Come eat at the great food trucks that open up… Read more »

Wimbledon on Television

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  Excited to see Djokovic play, but you’ve shown up late to the queue and can’t get a seat at The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club? No problem! Screens are popping up all over London to watch the championships for the next two weeks, and if you’re already inside the stadium the screens there will provide an even better view.     Each year, thousands flock to Wimbledon to watch world-famous tennis players compete. Even more people, however,… Read more »

UEFA Euro 2016

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  If you live in London you’ve probably seen the pubs packed with people on any given weekday, or heard cheering coming from down the street. That’s because the 2016 UEFA European Championship (the international men’s football championship of Europe) is in full swing. Europeans everywhere are rooting for their team to win, and things are not much different here at London Video Productions. We decided to take a poll around the office this week and see just who some of… Read more »

A Lesson in Korfball

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  Have you ever attended a Korfball match? This past week LVP worked with England Korfball Inspired to spread the word about the sport Korfball and how to gain accreditation for your local club. We talked to a few Korfball players and representatives from England Korfball Inspired, and found that those playing the sport are extremely passionate about it – you may even meet your future spouse!   What is Korfball? Similar to netball and basketball, Korfball is a ball sport… Read more »

#WorldBookDay… a discussion and short film

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In the world of social media and technology do we still find time to read a book? A fly on the wall overheard our discussion in the office today about how we hardly ever pick up a physical book these days and lose ourselves in that wonderful place, where dusty pages and penetrating words paint a world of personal images. Here is a selection of our favourite books and why:      Ros chose The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric… Read more »